Legislation

Comprehensive legislation to prevent, respond to and punish all forms of violence against women and girls is an essential first step to ending impunity.  This module provides expert guidance on drafting, advocating for, implementing and monitoring national legislation.  It provides step-by-step guidance, case studies of the most promising practices from diverse regions in the world and tools for implementation.

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Last update: February, 01 - 2014

Introduction

Guiding Principles for Developing Legislation

Drafting Specific Legislation on Violence against Women and Girls

Advocating for New Laws or the Reforming of Existing Laws

Implementing Laws

Monitoring of Laws

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